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Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand
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Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand

The family of reggae legend Bob Marley says it is launching what it calls the "world's first global cannabis brand"—but some Jamaicans aren't happy about it. Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Shuttle Shortage at SFO Causes Hassle for Travelers

Shuttle Shortage at SFO Causes Hassle for Travelers

A shuttle shortage at San Francisco International Airport is an unexpected hassle for Bay Area travelers that has... Watch »

Nov 16, 2014
AT&T Customers Can Opt-Out of Tracking System

AT&T Customers Can Opt-Out of Tracking System

Customers with AT&T smartphones now have the option to opt-out of a controversial tracking system. Read »

Nov 16, 2014
Tesoro to Pay $260K for Air Quality Violations

Tesoro to Pay $260K for Air Quality Violations

Tesoro has been ordered to pay $260,000 in fines for air quality violations at its Martinez refinery, the Bay Area... Read »

Nov 16, 2014
Trouble Continues for SeaWorld as Earnings Plummet

Trouble Continues for SeaWorld as Earnings Plummet

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday that its third-quarter earnings fell 28 percent from a year ago as atten... Watch »

Nov 13, 2014
Hold the Mayo: SF Startup Sued Over Product Name

Hold the Mayo: SF Startup Sued Over Product Name

A spread without eggs is no mayonnaise. That's the crux of the lawsuit filed against Hampton Creek Foods, the compa... Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Gas Prices Continue to Fall Across US

Gas Prices Continue to Fall Across US

Gas prices continue to fall across the nation, according to the Lundberg Survey. Read »

Nov 9, 2014
Holiday Hiring Could Reach Highest Level Since 90s

Holiday Hiring Could Reach Highest Level Since 90s

Holiday hiring could reach its highest level since the 1990s, according to a report. Read »

Nov 9, 2014
Uber Wants to Raise $1 Billion to Expand Service

Uber Wants to Raise $1 Billion to Expand Service

Uber wants to raise $1 billion to further expand their service worldwide. Read »

Nov 9, 2014
Kitchit App Provides Personal Chefs on Demand

Kitchit App Provides Personal Chefs on Demand

How would you like a personal chef to cook your dinner tomorrow? Now, it’s possible through a new app launched this... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Inside Look: How Facebook Protects Users' Private Data

Inside Look: How Facebook Protects Users' Private Data

NBC Bay Area business and tech reporter Scott Budman got an exclusive look inside Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters... Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
Uber For Kids? Shuddle Ride-Sharing Service Launches in Bay Area

Uber For Kids? Shuddle Ride-Sharing Service Launches in Bay Area

The Bay Area is now hom to a new service like Uber and Lyft -- but for kids. Watch »

Nov 1, 2014
San Jose Gas Station Charges Under $3 a Gallon

San Jose Gas Station Charges Under $3 a Gallon

A South Bay gas station has prices that have not been seen in years. Read »

Oct 27, 2014
Ex-Microsoft CEO to Reap $1 Billion in Tax Benefits From Clippers Deal

Ex-Microsoft CEO to Reap $1 Billion in Tax Benefits From Clippers Deal

Billionaire Steve Ballmer bought the Los Angeles Clippers in August for $2 billion, but he could write off as much... Read »

Oct 26, 2014
No More Tipping at 5 Bay Area Restaurants

No More Tipping at 5 Bay Area Restaurants

Five Bay Area restaurants are saying goodbye to tips and replacing gratuities with a 20 percent service charge added... Read »

Oct 24, 2014
JetBlue Unveils New First Class Experience

JetBlue Unveils New First Class Experience

Seats that fully recline and seasonal wine selections are part of a new first-class experience being offered by Jet... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Fremont Tech Company Paid Workers $1.21 An Hour

Fremont Tech Company Paid Workers $1.21 An Hour

Fremont-based Electronics For Imaging has been slapped with a fine and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in back... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Marc Andreessen:

Marc Andreessen: "The Skeptics Are Wrong All The Time"

Netscape founder and current brain trust of Silicon Valley Marc Andreessen wants you to throw caution to the wind. Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Microsoft CEO Says He Was Wrong in Comment About Women and Technology

Microsoft CEO Says He Was Wrong in Comment About Women and Technology

It was the comment made at a conference about women in the technology heard around the world. Scott Budman reports. Watch »

Oct 20, 2014
Uber, Lyft Get Permits to Operate at SFO

Uber, Lyft Get Permits to Operate at SFO

UberX and Lyft will be allowed to operate at San Francisco International Airport in the next 30 days, SFO officials... Read »

Oct 20, 2014

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